Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsyslog (MDVSA-2014:196)
High Nessus Plugin ID 78612
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated rsyslog packages fix security vulnerability :
Rainer Gerhards, the rsyslog project leader, reported a vulnerability in Rsyslog. As a consequence of this vulnerability an attacker can send malformed messages to a server, if this one accepts data from untrusted sources, and trigger a denial of service attack (CVE-2014-3634).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.